Fun with Teens
Description: GHD runs a summer camp consist of Turkish and foreign teenagers, aged 14-16 whose families are financially supporting this holiday in Afacan Youth House (www.afacan.de ), by the seaside. The main theme of this camp is shooting a short film. We are looking for communicative, talkative, active, teens friendly volunteers to organize activities for teens and to assist them during the activities. The teen group will create a short film in the camp by the help of volunteers. Thus, experience on short film making and abilities or interest for any sports (like basketball, volleyball, swimming, football, table tennis, etc.) chess, arts and crafts, music, dance, drama, in and outdoor group games is preferable. Volunteers will share the responsibilities of the leading team to take care a group of teens including the trips outside of the camp and all kind of activities during the camp. Please be aware that you will be dealing with the teens through the given and intensive program all day long. You will spend most of your time with the teens in the camp area with a limited private life. Thus contact with the locals is very limited; however, you will have contact with the Turkish volunteers, working staff of the venue and the people from other groups in Afacan Youth House. Volunteers may have fun together only after the teens go to the bed and the team cover the late, daily staff meeting in the camp. Leaving the camp area is not allowed due to unexpected emergency cases. Teamwork is very essential for this camp. Thus any volunteer who disagrees with the camp rules and team spirit are asked to leave. Smoking and drinking alcohol is not allowed during the camp at the campsite in front of the teens. Please be aware of these rules before applying.
Type of Work: Counselling a group of teens and leading several activities for them.
Accommodation: In Afacan Youth House, in 2-3 bedded rooms with toilet and shower. Sleeping bag and mat are not necessary. Food will be supplied at the campsite. The counsellors will eat together with the group of teens whom they are responsible for.
Requirements: Good motivation letter and skype interview is required.
Approximate Location: Yenisakran is by the Aegean Sea, in west of Turkey. The nearest city is Izmir. Work camp site is safe and secure.